May 2009

MSPO alumni and faculty honored: Rebecca Spragg (MSPO 2008) MSPO, CO and Aaron Smith (MSPO clinical faculty won the New Investigator Research Award for their investigation entitled, “Natural progression of non-synostotic plagiocephaly”. Rebecca and Aaron presented their research at the 2009 Association of Children’s Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinics (ACPOC) at the May 2009 meeting in Tempe Arizona.

Sixth MSPO Class Graduates! – The MSPO class of 2009 graduated with the award of the Master of Science in Prosthetics and Orthotics degree. There was a student recognition reception hosted by the School of Applied Physiology in the afternoon prior to the Institute’s graduation ceremony. Photos of graduates are available on the Graduates Page.

Mission Trip to Belize – Robert Kistenberg, MPH, CP, LP, FAAOP led MSPO students from the class of 2010 ( Keven Dunn, DeLana Finney, and Taavy Miller ) to provide prosthetic and orthotic services at Project Hope Belize, located in Orange Walk Town, Belize.